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Former Sobeys executive named president of Rexall Drugstore

August 4, 2017 - Rexall Drugstore has appointed Beth Newlands Campbell as president. Most recently, she served as president, Ontario & Atlantic, at Sobeys Inc.

Prior to joining Sobeys in April 2016, Newlands Campbell had an extensive 27-year career at Delhaize America, including Hannaford Supermarkets and Food Lion, where she served as president. She is a highly accomplished retail executive with a successful history of innovating and executing business strategies to build brands, future leaders and a deepening commitment to communities. 

"The retail pharmacy industry faces many challenges. Competitive dynamics, regulatory pressure and meeting the expectations of consumers and patients are amongst the biggest. Rexall is poised to take advantage of these challenges and lead the transformation of the sector to significantly improve health outcomes and help lower the cost of providing care in Canada," said Domenic Pilla, CEO of McKesson Canada, Rexall's parent company. 

"Beth is a dynamic leader with a long and proven track record of delivering business results in Canada and the United States. She brings with her a passion for creating a diverse and inclusive work environment that will engage our employees to grow our business and to serve even more customers and patients," Pilla added.

In her new role, Newlands Campbell will lead Rexall's long-term business strategies that enhance corporate growth and strengthen the organizations' position in the marketplace. 

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